MOTD::Archive::Fall 1997 (13 December 1997)
Example, Example, Example...
I like the following quotes because I teach by example .
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. - Edmund Burke.
ACM -- as a computer science
student, you should learn about this society and consider becoming
a member. By the way, the ACM offers
this definition of the Computer Science Profession.
|According to the July, 1997 ACM, the supply/demand for programmers is definitely in favor of programmers in the coming years. In addition to the Internet explosion, there are two situations influencing the market:|
During July, 1997, Bill Gates was quoted saying that Microsoft had an infinite demand for developers. Microsoft is planning on hiring 3600 people next year and are executing a world-wide search for employees (they are having a hard time finding them here is the good old U S of A).
Forget the Huddled
Masses: Send Nerds is an article from Business Week magazine that
discusses a "critical shortage of programmers."
From the August, 1997 Communications of the ACM:
Last year there were 619,400 people in the computer industry making an average salary of $57,000 per year.